As the world is being more and more tabletized, the belonging equipment is also moving forward very quickly. When on a public bus or train, pay attention to the way how people treat their mobiles and other electronic devices. The care and joy with which they indulge into their IT pets is sometimes ridiculous. However, if you want your tablet safe and ensure that it lasts for a long time, Continue Reading →
If you have used the final build of Windows 8, then you might have noticed that it has no gadgets like Windows 7. While Windows 7 provided users with a lot of handy gadgets like the clock, sticky notes and weather gadget, Windows 8 seems to have scrapped the concept altogether. This can be quite annoying for people who might be accustomed to using some of these handy gadgets (e.g. Continue Reading →
I previously covered Desktop Nova, which is a Linux application that brings wallpaper rotation to your Ubuntu desktops. But how about a photo frame centered on your desktop with attractive imagery according to your specified sources? Gnome Photo Frame is a desktop photo frame, which allows users to rotate images from selected online sources, as well as local system folders. You can even use this handy application to rotate your Continue Reading →
XWidgets is a feature rich application which provides Android and Mac OS X style gadgets for Windows. All gadgets are displayed in a Mac style Dashboard and can be dragged onto your desktop. The gadget collection can be accessed from a gallery which contains numerous categories of widgets. These include, HTC style weather and forecast gadgets, MIUI style clock, search bars, photo frames, application launchers and much more. The gadgets Continue Reading →
BlueStacks is a free software that runs Android games and applications on Windows. It is basically a gadget that provides the option to download applications online and also to transfer them from your Android device to your PC (for running them on Windows). During testing the Android applications and games worked smoothly on my Windows 7 laptop. BlueStacks is likely to be released with a Mac version in the near Continue Reading →
PlexyDesk is a widget based desktop extension for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Using this feature rich application, you can render your desktop workspace with a number of handy tools for organizing it in a better and more stylish way. The available widgets include a clock, photo frame and file manager/browser, which are all placed over a user selected wallpaper background. This background can be removed when PlexyDesk is Continue Reading →
Since the release of Windows 8, many users have been willing to switch from or to disable Windows 8 Metro UI to get back to the Windows 7 Style Classic Start Menu. I previously reviewed to application which performed this task i.e. Metro Controller and Windows 8 Start Menu Toggle. But using these applications mean that you need to restart your PC each time, to change Start Menu Styles. Here Continue Reading →
Gadgets are a fun way of getting useful updates and making our desktops more stylish. In this post I will provide you with a compilation of 10 cool Windows 7 gadgets and gadget packs which can help you keep an eye on important updates, get useful new features and lighten up your desktops.
StandAlone Gadgets Pack is a Windows gadget pack for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP which contains a large number of stylish and useful widgets for your desktop. The available gadgets provide weather updates, network bandwidth usage stats, audio player, Gmail mail count, battery power, library shortcuts, Google News updates, date and time display, etc.
Smart Desktop is a software which adds useful shortcuts and widgets to your desktop which eliminates the need to add any additional gadgets, program shortcuts and the like. It contains weather, calendar and system monitoring widgets, along with time and date display. Multiple shortcuts within the Home menu provide easy access to browsers, MS Office programs, Google Search, Dictionary Search, media players, system utilities, Windows accessories, etc. Similarly, The Weblinks Continue Reading →